Julie Christie Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

1st March 2015

Quote: "I like a peaceful existence. Films have caused me an enormous amount of anxiety because I don't have a lot of confidence. Making them is very social. You have to be with people and you socialise all the time. Actors like that on the whole but I was not born with that quality. I'm very quiet and do not like to talk to more than two people at the same time. Filming and being with film actors is like being in one long cocktail party without the drinks. Acting took me away from real life to a pretend life. I wanted the real life back." Veteran actress Julie Christie battled anxiety throughout her long-running acting career.

3rd March 2011

Quote: "Julie Christie - that was a profound crush. Beautiful, can't breathe stunning. I've never met her. I should take her to dinner and produce something. What am I thinking? I'm going to do that." Actor Bradley Cooper is determined to land a date with his teenage crush, British sex symbol Julie Christie.

10th December 2009

Quote: "Keith Richards gave me a pair of jeans he bought in Brazil in 1969 and I still wear them. For my 21st birthday, Johnny Depp bought me a copy of the dress Julie Christie wore in Shampoo. I still wear it too." Supermodel Kate Moss refuses to throw away any of her clothing.

26th February 2008

Quote: "Julie Christie was fabulous in ATONEMENT." SIR Elton John forgets Christie starred in AWAY FROM HER and not the adaptation of IAN MCEWEN's best-selling romantic epic.

19th February 2008

Quote: "No one wants to really see me on the red carpet. All that is for beautiful young people, like Johnny Depp or Angelina Jolie." Oscar nominee Julie Christie is convinced the paparazzi will snub her at Sunday's (24Feb08) Academy Awards in favour of more youthful Hollywood stars.

16th February 2008

Quote: "I'd wanted to be an actress since I was at school, but as I started life on an Indian tea plantation, I've no idea where I got that from." Oscar nominee Julie Christie ponders her choice of career.

6th February 2008

Quote: "I look back now and I see photos and I think, 'Coo! Phwoar!' And I think, wouldn't it have been nice to have had that knowledge when you were walking into a room?'" Veteran actress Julie Christie insists she was never able to enjoy her beauty as a young woman.

26th January 2008

Quote: "Two friends of mine had never seen it, and we watched it and we got so bored that we had to turn it off. It went on and on and on and on. I think people started yawning." Julie Christie recalls the last time she saw her classic movie DOCTOR ZHIVAGO.

15th November 2007

Quote: "I don't want to make a film with someone who I feel is less intelligent than me." Veteran actress Julie Christie explains why she is selective when it comes to making movies.

11th June 2007

Fact: Oscar-winning actress Julie Christie is returning to London's West End stage next week (17Jun07) for the first time in 12 years for a role in Cries From the Heart.

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